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One of the headlines swirling around the National Football League Scouting Combine this week was the revelation that the NFL is in the process of considering a penalty for using the N-word on the field. The flag would be considered unsportsmanlike conduct, resulting in a 15-yard penalty. The new rule would also affect every locker […]

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I scored a 40 on my test, the same as Alex Smith. This means I should be the next first overall pick in the NFL Draft, right? OK, that might be a bit of a stretch, being that no one is drafted off of their Wonderlic Test score and the only game film scouts are […]

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The two biggest sports stories this week both came from collegiate athletes. One of them sparked controversy and criticism for a young basketball player. The other — a football player was received with open arms. Marcus Smart, a guard playing for Oklahoma State University, received a three-game suspension after shoving a fan on Saturday. Smart received a […]

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Coach Hill confident after National Signing Day

As reporters surrounded Weber State University head football coach Jay Hill late Wednesday, one asked if Hill had just assembled his best class of football players. His answer was a simple yes, but, with a smirk, he said it was his worst as well. Hill is entering his first season as head football coach after […]

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Super Sunday has come and passed, with the game more of a dub than anything else. A safety on the first play was probably one of the worst-case scenarios that could have happened other than Peyton Manning being captured before the coin toss. The Seahawks showed up and put the world on notice that they […]

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There is a certain time of year when family and friends gather together. They dress up themselves, their houses, their cars, and often even their pets and children with festive clothing and decorations. Common snack items at the local grocery store go on simultaneous discount. Bakery aisles fill with colorful and festive cupcakes and cakes. […]

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